Sheriff’s Department Releases Information on Dr. Whiteside Investigation

The Door County Sheriff’s Office has released information on its investigation into the death of Doctor Jeffrey Whiteside, whose body was found in a wooded area in the Town of Liberty Grove on July 22nd. The site was two and a half miles from the location in Ephraim where he was last seen. The news release issued by the sheriff’s department indicates that the Grand … Continue reading

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Fire Chief Recruitment Process Continues in Sturgeon Bay

The process of recruiting a new fire chief in Sturgeon Bay continues Friday afternoon with a closed door session of the city’s fire and police commission. The meeting to consider recruitment begins at 1PM. Current Fire Chief Tim Herlache has announced that he will leave the position he has held for 13 years in January. Herlache, who is 56, has been a member of the … Continue reading

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State Representative Joel Kitchens Schedules Listening Sessions

As we reported last week, State Representative Joel Kitchens has scheduled four listening sessions in the near future to hear from constituents about matters of local and statewide interest… Kitchens says, depending on the topic, the rhetoric can become heated… In Door County, the listening sessions with State Representative Joel Kitchens will be on Tuesday, August 25th, at the Gibraltar Town Hall from 10AM to … Continue reading

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More Work on Bayview Bridge Scheduled for Thursday

The Green Bay office of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has scheduled work on the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay for Thursday from 8AM to 3PM. The bridge will be reduced to one lane with traffic controlled by flaggers. Motorists are advised to anticipate backups and seek alternate routes. Additionally, they should use caution and remain alert when driving through this or any other work … Continue reading

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Fire Sunday Afternoon in Ephraim

The Ephraim Fire Department was paged out Sunday afternoon to the report of a structure fire at a home at 10046 Norway Street in the village. The call came in shortly after noon and the first firefighters were on the scene in three minutes. They found smoke and fire in the rear of the building owned by Kathy Kirkland. Ephraim Fire Chief Justin MacDonald says … Continue reading

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Another Vacancy on Door County Board

Close on the heels of the report of a vacancy on the Door County Board in District 18, encompassing the Town of Gibraltar and the Village of Ephraim, comes word that a Sturgeon Bay supervisory seat is now vacant. Ben Meyer has resigned as district seven supervisor. Residents who live in city wards one, two and twenty nine, interested in being appointed to the seat, … Continue reading

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Birch Creek Will Hold Fall Concert Series

The Birch Creek Music Performance Center near Egg Harbor will put on a series of three concerts in the fall to raise funds to benefit future music students and the Birch Creek scholarship fund. On Saturday, September 19th, percussion and steel band faculty members will join Liam Teague for a night of percussive jazz and world music. A week later, the renowned six piece jazz … Continue reading

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Maple Street Re-Opens in Sturgeon Bay

The segment of Maple Street in Sturgeon Bay which has been under construction since June 10th is once again open to traffic. The barricades were removed at 1PM Wednesday afternoon. The reconstruction project has included the removal of asphalt, the replacement of water main and sanitary sewer, the installation of sewer and water laterals, the removal of gutter and sidewalk and their replacement, and, the … Continue reading

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Candlelight Walk at Whitefish Dunes Saturday Night

There’s nothing more awe inspiring than a walk through Whitefish Dunes State Park at night. The “Friends of the Dunes” are putting on a candlelight walk Saturday evening, from 7:30 to 9:30PM. You can join others interested in taking a leisurely trek through the dunes and along the beach at the popular state park. If you’re interested in heavenly bodies, join the Door Peninsula Astronomical … Continue reading

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Bayview Bridge Lane Closure Thursday

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that lane closures are planned for the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay Thursday, from 8AM until 3PM. The closures are needed to complete planned maintenance work. During the project, the bridge will be reduced to one lane with traffic controlled by flagging operations. Motorists are advised to anticipate backups and seek alternate routes. As always, remaining alert and … Continue reading

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